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CBS
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
that they really want people to donate cash. they appreciate the generosity. and the generosity of washington tone yaps and all the stops that they are donating which is very hard to transport the stops much easier to transport money. and this warehouse is absolutely stopped with all kinds of bottled waters and medical supplies and so forth. but you can see here at the loading docks, there are no trucks pulled here. the big question now is how they will get all the stuff out to the island. >> just the simple mind. >> reporter: it is perhaps the measure of the generosity of the people of washington. and that scores of them turned up at the embassy to help. even as some worry about their own friends on the island. and some had reassuring text messages. others had no word at all. >> and you had to hope that you have beautiful stories to show. i hope that she will see that. >> reporter: hundreds of people turned up at the dc warehouse to sort the thousands of bags and boxes that were donated over the weekend. >> and this is something that we need to do. this is the day of giving back to the community.
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 6:00pm EST
is the oldest woman in washington, d.c. armando trull spent the afternoon with edie williams hoping to get some tips. >> i'll tell you what, god ain't no fool. >> feisty or not, edie is thought to be the oldest woman in washington, d.c. her birthday is next monday. >> how old are you going to be? >> oh, how old am i? 110. >> 110? >> yes. >> wow, you look good for 110. >> i do? thank you. >> and edie is still going strong. >> no operation, no bedridden, [ inaudible ] >> i cook -- >> at monday's party, her eight grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and seven great, great grandchildren. her long time care giver says the birthday girl is looking forward to it. >> every day we are laughing and laughing. >> the children come -- >> really? what are you going to dance? what's your favorite dance? >> oh, i like anything. i can dance. >> really? >> oh yeah. >> the former red cross nurse was born in tampa, but lived in the district for 56 years and says the secret to a long life is no secret at all. >> you, me, and anybody. look up. >> in northeast washington, armando trull, 9news
CBS
Jan 26, 2010 6:00pm EST
bayer. >>> and today washington gas crews dug up a section of georgia avenue in silver springs. the utility is trying to find out what caused a mysterious underground explosion at the intersection with plyers mill road. crews appear to be repairing a section of pipe but a washington gas spokesman says the cause of the explosion remains undetermined. tint sent manhole covers flying into the air, badly injuring one driver. a church, and some nearby residents were evacuated. >>> we're very fortunate that it didn't turn out to be something greater than it was. certainly a shame happened to the lady that was injured. but the repercussions that it could have happened to the neighborhood certainly could have done serious damage, if it hadn't been contained as quickly as it was by the fire department. >> officials have not identified the driver who was injured. >>> d.c. school chancellor michelle rhee tonight appears to be backing off comments she made about some fired teachers. rhee had told a national magazine she had fired teachers who had sex with students hit them or were chronica
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 6:00pm EST
to be standing by the auto maker. paul lester takes us to the washington auto show to see what people have to say. >> toyota's upbeat atmosphere. >> my camry, i drove it 120,000 miles. it just kept going and going and going and that's great. >> potential buyers like ruth weren't discouraged from looking at a toyota highlander. >> it might deter me from buying a 2010 model, but i certainly would have no misgivings about purchasing one in 2011. >> he is in the market for a new camry. >> by the time i would get one, which would be, you know, maybe six months or a year from now, problem will be solved. >> toyota's decision to suspend production on eight models affects four factories here in the united states and one in canada. >> they did the best thing. stop it, correct it, and go back and sell the cars. >> based upon what general motors has done in the past or not done in the past, and not recalling some of their flawed vehicles, i think is a marvelous job. >> what does this mean for toyota? more than 2 million of its cars are affected by the recall. paul lester for 9news now and wusa9.co
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
it better. >> the senator-elect will be in washington tomorrow. >>> so-called white house gate crashers appeared on capitol hill today refusing to answer questions about their uninvited appearance at a state dinner. the salahis say they were assured by white house staffers and others that they were cleared into the november dinner. their attorney steven best says when they offered e-mails, phone records and more to congressional investigators to back up their story, that stuff was rejected. instead calling the couple in for what he called a public flogging. >> this was not part of a reality t.v. show, not part of a publicity stunt. they believe 100% believed in their hearts they were invited to the white house that night for an event. >> now, in this case obviously nothing happened. but we were lucky. what if we are not so lucky next time. >> a federal grand jury is still investigating. >>> up next, a patient of the accused fort hood shooter speaks. saying there is no doubt he is terrorist. >>> we have your forecast. >> 60 yesterday. 44 today. take out with live doppler. access this on
CBS
Jan 30, 2010 6:00pm EST
definition, this is 9news now. >> the washington area now bracing for up to 8 inches of snow as a winter storm moves out from the southeastern state. hello. i'm bruce johnson. local officials are asking drivers to stay off the roads, put off running those weekend errands. the powdery snow, that's not the real problem, it's the icy conditions. scores of accidents have already been reported. we have team coverage for you. let's again with chief meteorologist, topper shutt in the weather center. >> bruce, you have been around the block, as i have. one of the coldest temperatures in the teens. let's start with live doppler. we are under a winter storm warning. now look at these bands of snow. we are getting the tail end of snow, but that said, we still have one little band of snow stretching from clarksburg, over toward aldi. and also some other band around laplata toward annapolis. the snow will taper off here in the next few hours, but there's more accumulation to go before all is said and done. let's go to the computer. we'll spell it out for you. looks like the heaviest snow will wind d
CBS
Jan 6, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> fan based. it is an organization that needed a guy like mike shanahan. >> washington is undergoing radical change. players expect massive makeovers to continue. >> started with the gm. coaching. now it will start with some of the players that need changing. to be last place in the nfc east, and not win a game. it's terrible. we need to change that. >> it seems players are going to be bonding a lot more this training camp. mike shanahan said he would prefer to move camp out of town. >> we might be going back. that sounds good. much more on mike shanahan's hiring coming up later on in sports. also, more on the suspension of gilbert arenas. details on how long he will be gone and what it will cost him. it is a lot. for now, sara walsh, i'm brett haber live in ashburn. back to you. >> with a full sports plate. thank you both. >> you can see mike shanahan's entire news conference on our website wusa9.com. again, he has two super bowl rings and so the question for fans is, is he the fix we need for a turn around? the majority of you who voted in our wusa9.com web poll say the skins need
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
on their loved ones. there's a big haitian american community here in washington and around the country. half a million of them around the country. everybody that has been calling everybody that has been turning up here, offering help, but also with their own story about maybe being able to get through in the minutes after the earthquake and getting bad, bad news, or maybe not being able to get through at all. >> my position has his daughter's leg almost amputated. he couldn't go anywhere in testimonies of transportation. >> or to get her any help. >> couldn't get her any help. >> make you cry? >> well, i did all night last night and today. >> there's been a certain sense of guilt among some haitian americans. we talked to one woman who said she is a second generation haitian american. she said she feels terrible being here where the roads are passable, where she can get safe drinking water, where the buildings don't fall down. she looks at the situation in haiti and just can't believe it. lesli. >> she's not the only one, bruce. thanks for that report. >> local relief and rescue crew
CBS
Jan 19, 2010 6:00pm EST
-au-prince. and that's not easy, bruce. >> that's right. not just doctors here in the washington area. but the financial organizations of the advancements of haiti or noah, they have some 300 haitian american doctors. they already signed up, ready to return to their native country. >> reporter: these are the scenes that left their pour country. and they came to the u.s. to attend some of the best colleges in medical schools. >> and some of us, they really do have members of all families. and that has been atpebted. >> reporter: josephs is a noted dentist in silver springs, maryland. a graduate of howard university. >> and we will see people with the knowledge of the people and thing language and the speaker assembly wish. >> reporter: also the chairman and says that the group has helped put 62 haitian american medical people into the middle of the relief efforts in port-au-prince. but the scenes of the earthquake victims. being pulled from the rubble. only to die into the streets, and people making it to the hospitals that lack basic supplies are too much for this dentist to take. >>
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 6:00pm EST
technicians from verizon and let's it take a look, verizon pepco washington gas, they're all on the scene with the meters in the manhole to determine whether or not it is safe. >> what we heard is the explosion, and felt the shudder. we lost our electricity. >> reporter: a manhole cover apparently exploded on georgia avenue. >> for unknown reasons there is a manhole cover that came through the windshield of the minivan and struck the driver. and she received a traumatic injury. she was taken care of by montgomery county approximatelies and transported to the local trauma center. >> reporter: as a result the evergreen school and 73 children had to be evacuated as well as nearby buildings. >> a couple of them, i had to struggle to get them awake and get their shoes on but we did manage to get them out the door. we just told them they are having a fire drill. >> reporter: and the montgomery county fire and rescue crews checked the manholes. >> those are meters to help to detect what a product might be that might be inside a manhole, or in those areas. and at that point, we did g
CBS
Jan 21, 2010 6:00pm EST
are being requested from across the washington region and they are hoping that they can take a group to the island sometime in early march. >> we are trying to make a difference and we ask you to join in and do that. >> the officers are saying they are taking donations at prince george's police department. if you want to donate, you can write a check. they hope to use the money to fund their own mission to haiti, but if they can't make that happen, they are planning to donate to another charity working on the island. >> every little bit helps. >> yeah, and these guys are really shaken up. >>> 9 news now and wusa9.com is your source for the latest on the earthquake. >>> a former middle schoolteacher has been charged with sexual assaulting a student. the police say there could be more victims who have not come forward yet. >> reporter: the charges come as a surprise to peterson's neighbors who say they never had a feeling that anything was going on inside the house. >> i was very surprised. it just does not seem in character of pete at all. >> reporter: investigators say peterson repea
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 6:00pm EST
and priority for her -- reporting live in northeast washington, scott broom, 9news now on wusa.com. >>> all right, scott. >>> a young woman in glover park says she woke up sunday with a strange man in her bed. she screamed, the man ran out the back door of her home on calvert street just off of wisconsin avenue. dc police say this is not linked to a string of similar attacks around georgetown university. the attacker has been dubbed a cud lower, but a woman who lives near the latest attack says that minimizes the incident. >> i think there should be more of an out cry about this sort of thing. instead i feel like i've heard more jokes about people being concerned about the seriousness of what this means, that he feels he's entitled enough to go into someone's house. >> the woman attacked on sunday said she did not get a good look at the young man. >>> the disappearance of three girls could be gang related. what began as a run away investigation turned out to be something far more sinister. we are live with why some think the gang ms-13 may be involved. armando. >> reporter: here's why they
CBS
Jan 22, 2010 6:00pm EST
machines. an attorney from washington county and a former member of the house of delegates recommends that the legislature approve true casinos in the state. maryland voters wiffle to approve a constitutional amendment to legalize table games like black jack. >>> coming up, controversial comments by dc school chancellor have the teachers union hopping mad. >>> but first here's a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >>> after the earthquake hit, one man traveled all the way to haiti, bringing life-saving supplies to an entire neighborhood. his amazing story tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> >>> fairfax county day care provider is found guilty of abusing a child by shaking him violently was sentenced to 10 1/2 years today. the parents of the injured child wanted the 150 year maximum. 13-month-old noah is better now but still suffers from severe vision problems, seizure and possible brain damage. the jury believed that trudy munoz rueda shook the baby. >> i don't believe she's a monster. i believe every person has a breaking point and i believe she reached her breaking point that da
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
switch over to virginia, 395, the stop and go commute. all the way from washington boulevard down to the mixing bowl. but just the volumes here, nothing blocking the travel lane. as we move onto the mats tonight where they are tracking the below speed cars that all read 22 miles per hour approaching 123 but no instances there either. and finally, we're going to wrap up as we fly over eastbound tonight, no problems, we're seeing that through them, past bowie. all clean and green for them over the bay bridge. be extra careful. we'll toss it back to you. >> all right. >>> let's share a couple commuter alerts for you ahead of the weekend. the dc department of the transportation is going to post the closing bridges for another week. it was suppose to be closed this weekend so the crews could pour concrete, but the weather doesn't look like it will cooperate. so look for that bridge to be closed. the first two weekends of february instead. >>> but come monday, crews are still on track to shut down the eastern avenue bridge over 295. that span is scheduled to be closed for about 10 month
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 6:00pm EST
, and click on living smart. >>> washington says goodbye to a radio legend. first, here's a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >>> the saints are bringing hope to their devoted fans in new orleans, rooting for a super bowl win. tonight only on the cbs evening news. for itchy dry skin. try cortizone 10 intensive healing. the strongest itch relief medicine now has three vitamins and seven moisturizers. feel the heal. >>> more breaking news on the diverted flight to jacksonville, florida, we told you about. the passenger in question on that flight is not a match to the name listed on the terrorist watch list. apparently, they said earlier that the flight was diverted because they thought there was a match. more to come on that later on on 9 news now. >> should a 12-year-old be charged as an adult. that's the question before a judge in lawrence county, pennsylvania. jordan brown was 11 when prosecutors say he shot and killed his father's pregnant fiancie. if tried as an adult, he could face up to live in prison. if tried and convicted as a juvenile, he could not be held beyond 21 years of age.
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
and wusa9.com. >> guns inside the longer room of the washington wizards and the team's top gun is allegedly caught with his finger on the trigger. the new york post reports arenas and crittendon were in an armed standoff. armando trull is live with more. >> that's essentially the story in a nutshell. the question is how much is true and how much is false? one thing we can tell you for sure is that it has now been a happy new year for -- it has not been a happy new year for arenas. he is the face of the wizards but on new year's day, the - thing arenas wanted to do is show his face after a report in the new york post alleged the wizards franchise player waved a gun in his teammate's face during a locker room dispute over gambling debts. the story quotes nba sources as saying crittendon pulled his own gun out during the confrontation. dc's top cop confirmed there is an investigation. >> we treat everybody the same, v.i.p., police officer or anyone else. we treat them the same. must have i word the metropolitan police department will handle it just like any other case. >> reporter: the chief
CBS
Jan 4, 2010 6:00pm EST
, jason campbell, the own future here it in washington. and that is an entirely secure man, jason just wrapping up the final season of their contract at the career high for 20 touchdowns. 3600 passing yards to get 15 interceptions while completing 65% of those passes. and he is entering the unknown this offseason. >> one thing about the nfl, you never know how long it's going to last. you never know where you're going to be at. and you always need to be prepared. it p-rz and to know where you're going to have to help. >> obviously, the future is in the hands of the new head coach. >> and he's the guy that has made the quarterback before and jake cut her and all guys that have worked with mike shanahan. and new coach, coming when they will make it official. until then for sarah walsh, i'm brett haber. live at redskins park. back to you. >> thank you, both. that's it for us. it'll be chilly. >> not very cold. and they are walking out the door already. coming up too. >> that's it for us. the cbs evening news with katie couric is next. we'll see you for the areas and the only local newscas
CBS
Jan 7, 2010 6:00pm EST
. let's go to 395, you can see it's pretty back eds up. heavy all the way from washington boulevard through. no accident here either, just lots of volume out there. and finally, we are going so wrap it up around dc. the capitals are in town, the game starts at 7:00, metro will be busy as well. back to you. >>> all right, one of the most serious tax issues is going to be getting someone on the line to ask questions. the irs says to take advantage of eastern standard time, or calm during the noon hour. whatever you do, avoid monday calling. be prepared. if you still have more questions, you can go online to the irs website, irs.gov. >>> well, mess people know that the metro is strapped. would you be willing to pay a surcharge? >>> coming up, a 16-year-old who is nearly half a foot taller than michael jordan and still growing. i need pain relief that won't mess with my grip. (announcer) new icy hot no mess applicator. wherever you hurt. it massages in icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. no pain, no mess. >>> you might have to cough up a little bit more when you take metro, or face
CBS
Jan 5, 2010 6:00pm EST
10 washington wizards excuses for gun play in the locker room. >> two blares can't pull guns over a locker room gambling dispute. what is this, russia? coach didn't specify what kind of game shoot around it was. >> that conif i ams my belief that number 2 on dave's list is always better than number 1. >> that's pretty good. >> cool windchills tonight. in the teens already. a little clipper coming our way thursday night. we will talk more about that at 7:00 p.m. >>> katie couric is next. where america stands. what will it take to put people ba
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
policy institute at george washington university. >> he's the chief inspirer of al-qaeda. >> reporter: he says that he uses technology to recruit home- grown terrorists. >> reporter: to some extent he's the oprah for the jihaddist community. >> reporter: he has a facebook page, a website and on my space there are recordings of his beliefs anded andless stream of youtube videos. >> clearly, he is a significant figure in that he can reach out to americans as well as others who may not be on the radar screen. those inspired by their ideology. >> reporter: he fled our area and the u.s. in 2002. now he is in yemen. >> terrorists need safe havens. in yemen where you have weak centralized governments. >> reporter: when we listen to his words about the attack we scrutinize them because this alleged terrorist who once lived next door. >> the mosque has been shut down since the day of the accident. >> it is interesting that he refers to the 9/11 attacks as an accident. there is a question of whether he is still alive. he was believed to be meeting with senior al-qaeda militants in yemen. they were
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